Mango Pickle : Mango Thokku

Home made Mango Thokku

Mango Pickle : Mango Thokku | Pachakam

Mango Pickle : Mango Thokku

Home made Mango Thokku

Category : Vegetarian, Pickles


Published On: 24 Aug 2014

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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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  • Mangoes : 4 to 6 nos
    Salt : 2 to 3 tsp
    Red chilli powder : 2 to 3 tsp
    Fenugreek seeds : 1 tsp
    Asafoetida : 5 gm piece
    Turmeric powder : 1 tsp
    Mustard : 2 tsp
    Cooking oil : ½ to ¾ cup


Step 1

Wash all the mangoes and dab dry them. Give vertical cuts up to the stone all round, ¼” to ½” apart.

Step 2

Then give horizontal cuts in an oblique manner. Mangoes may be grated.

Step 3

Roast fenugreek till they sizzle and turn brownish in colour.

Step 4

Roast salt till the crepitation subsides. Fry asafoetida in oil. Powder the three items.

Step 5

Heat half the quantity of oil in a pan and add mustard.

Step 6

As its spluttering subsides, add turmeric this can be added while sautéing mangoes also.

Step 7

As it froths add mangoes and sauté for awhile.

Step 8

Add red chilli powder and sauté for a minute.

Step 9

Add the powder, the remaining oil, mix well and remove from heat.

Step 10

Some people like to sauté the mango till it becomes very soft, which is not necessary.

Step 11

Allow it to cool and store in a clean, dry bottle with an air tight lid

Step 12

Note : For this preparation mangoes should be big, sour and with well formed stones.

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